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FRANCE


Centre de Coopération Internationale en Recherche Agronomique pour le Développement

Département Amis - Programme Agro-Alimentaire

Address:

73 Rue J.F. Breton, Montpellier 34032

Tel.:

33-467-615713

Fax:

33-467 614449

E-mail:

paa@cirad.fr



Head of Organization

Director: Mr Vincent Dolle

Head of Agrifood Systems Program:

Mr. A.L. Wack

Type of Organization

Research and Development in Agriculture in Tropical and Subtropical Areas

Responsible Authority

French Ministries of Research and Foreign Affairs



Working Languages:

French; English; Spanish; Portuguese



Major Fields of Interest:



Handling:

Onboard.


Processing:

Drying; Salting/Drying; Fermentation; Smoking; Canning; Chilling/Freezing; Minced Products; Fish Meal.


Species:

Fish; Cephalopods; Algae.


Development:

Traditional and New Fish Products; Traditional and New Processes; Traditional and New Packaging; Traditional and New Equipment.


Quality:

Fish Quality Control/Assurance.


Others:

Biochemistry; Nutrition; Statistics; Economics; Consultation; Training; Extension.



Present Programmes:

Fish Drying in Africa; Osmotic Dehydration of Fish; Fish Chilling and Freezing.



Working Facilities:



Laboratories:

Chemistry; Biology; Processing; Engineering; Biochemistry; Microbiology; Quality Control.


Others:

Pilot Plant; Cold Storage; Test Kitchen; Taste Panel Room; Drying Equipment; Freezing Apparatus.



Regular Training Programmes:


Title

Frequency

Duration

Language

Seafloor courses for engineering students

yearly

1 week

French/English/Spanish

Various training including for laboratories

yearly

1-6 months


Institut Français de Recherche et d'Exploitation de la Mer (IFREMER)

Address:

Rue de l'ile d'Yeu, Nantes Cedex 03 44311

Tel.:

(33)-40-374.070

Fax:

(33)-40-374.071

E-mail:

Elie.Jarmache@ifremer.fr

Telex:

711196



Head of Organization

President, Director-General, M. Pierre David

Type of Organization

Public Research Institute

Responsible Authorities

Ministère de l’éducation national, de la recherche et de la technologie; ministère de l’agriculture et de la pêche; ministère de l’équipement.



Number of Staff:

Scientists: 22

Others: 18

Working Languages:

English; French



Major Fields of Interest:



Handling:

Onboard; Onshore.


Processing:

Salting/Drying; Fermentation; Smoking; Canning; Freezing; Minced Products; Fish Meal.


Species:

Crustaceans; Molluscs; Algae.


Development:

Traditional and New Fish Products; Traditional and New Processes; Traditional and New Packaging; Traditional and New Equipment.


Quality:

Fish Quality Control/Assurance.


Others:

Biochemistry; Consultation; Training; Extension; Microbiology.



Present Programmes:

Fish Quality Control/Assurances; Fish Processing. Extraction of Marine Molecules.



Working Facilities:



Laboratories:

Chemistry; Processing; Engineering; Biochemistry; Microbiology; Quality Control; Biophysics.


Others:

Scientific Research Vessels; Pilot Plant; Ice Making Plant; Cold Storage; Test Kitchen; Taste Panel Room; Library.



Training Programme:


Title

Duration

Language

As required

French




Serial Publications:

BIBLIOMER (Internal Report of Bibliographic Review)


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